Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs, Charlotte Housing Authority (Charlotte, North Carolina)
Harriet Huell Lampkin is a native of Salters, SC, and the youngest child of Mr. & Mrs. Harry and Linda Huell. She graduated valedictorian of Kingstree Senior High School in 2001, and summa cum laude from Claflin University, with a degree in Mass Communications, in 2005. She received her master’s degree in Media Studies from The Pennsylvania State University in 2007, and her law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010.
Licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and South Carolina, Harriet begin her legal career at a boutique law firm in Durham, NC working in the areas of employment law, litigation, and affordable housing.
Presently, Harriet works as Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs for the Charlotte Housing Authority, an organization which holds a portfolio of approximately $300 million dollars in real estate, and provides affordable housing to more than 22,000 residents. There, she is directly responsible for the Legal, Risk Management, and Resident Safety Divisions. Harriet also works as General Counsel for Grace Cathedral Ministries, Inc., and she owns The Lampkin Law Firm, LLC.
Harriet is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and is Co-Founder of the Jeffrey and Harriet Lampkin Foundation, a non-profit organization that strives to develop excellence in children. She is married to Jeffrey Lampkin. They reside in Newberry, South Carolina.
Harriet’s personal philosophy for life is, “With God, nothing is impossible!”